"Mixtape" by Daniel Rodriguez

In this song, Dan sings that “the process is the destination,” and this quote is true in many ways. Not only does it represent the life of a singer-songwriter who is often on the road, but it also symbolizes my life as a director and cinematographer. Dan and I don’t hang out as much as we would like, but when we do we tend to create art, we experiment, and there is a special level of trust between us. Special thanks to Gaffer Brayden Heath and Key Grip Justin LaValley for bringing a few of my hair-brained setups to life.

STS9 "Artifacts" Film

Gramatik Red Rocks 2022

"Felt Like Love" Music Video

I co-directed this music video with musician Carolyn Hunter. To achieve this dream-like look, we implemented a few subtle in-camera techniques – negative fill, atmospheric haze, and lens filtration, for example – to bring her song to life.

2021 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Recap

The NOCOAST crew spend two glorious weeks down in Telluride documenting the 48th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. I directed and DP’d this recap video, featuring music by The Infamous Stringdusters.

Behind-the-Scenes with The Lumineers and NOCOAST

The NOCOAST crew was invited to film The Lumineers perform before an empty Broncos stadium to raise money for a Colorado Music Relief Fund livestream. With an all-star lineup of performances from iconic locations across Colorado and beyond, we helped raise over $625,000 in much-needed relief funds to help all those in the Colorado music industry affected by COVID-19. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at our shoot day in Denver.

"Rebels & Outlaws"

Daniel Rodriguez "Colorado" Music Video

I hit the road going south with a couple of good friends, directing and editing this music video for “Colorado.”

Billy Strings - Meet Me At The Creek (Teaser)

The NOCOAST crew caught this exciting moment on-stage with Billy Strings, streaming live from the Denver’s Ogden Theater.

Odesza - In Return: Red Rocks

It was awesome to collaborate with Odesza when they SOLD OUT Red Rocks for their debut performance at the venue. Creative director Sean Kusanagi brought me on to shoot 5.5k time-lapses, and they are added into the edit for a dynamic effect.

Tycho "Division" Live at Red Rocks

For this video for Tycho, I coordinated an 8-camera shoot that aimed to seamlessly fuse the natural beauty of Red Rocks with musician Scott Hansen’s own audio/visual aesthetic. 

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